The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 87 87
Rank change year-on-year +23 0  
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 8 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.12% 0.35% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.41% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 12
Median salary £31,663 £52,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.69% +44.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £50,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,913 £54,500 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 642 966 1070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.04% 85.64% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 550 844 906
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Release Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in South Wales

Release Management
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Management in South Wales.

Salary trend for Release Management in South Wales

Release Management
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Management in South Wales

Release Management
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 4 £37,500 -
Newport +11 3 £31,825 -39.38%
Torfaen +7 1 £27,500 -
Release Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) SaaS
3 6 (35.29%) IaaS
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) PaaS
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Google
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) G Suite
5 4 (23.53%) Office 365
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
6 3 (17.65%) NoSQL

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) JCAPS
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) IaaS
1 6 (35.29%) SaaS
2 5 (29.41%) PaaS
3 4 (23.53%) G Suite
3 4 (23.53%) Office 365
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.76%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) Ingres
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Release Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) Dropwizard
2 2 (11.76%) Java EE
2 2 (11.76%) JMX
2 2 (11.76%) JPA
2 2 (11.76%) JSF
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.88%) COM+
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (5.88%) Fintech
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
1 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.76%) Dependency Management
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) vRealize
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Google
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) Perforce
5 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.88%) Actian
6 1 (5.88%) Cloudera
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Fiorano
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) InterSystems
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Splunk